Johnson City, TN
A 58-year-old female asked:
is nucynta (tapentadol) safe to take with harvoni . i have an f 2, a1/2 fibrosis liver score? i have 2 herniated discs and can't take asa,tylenol, or nsaid.
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes and no: On one hand, nucynta is a narcotic that does not have Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID in it, so that is good in your case. On the other hand, it is metabolized by the liver. And so if you do have issues with your liver it would be best to discuss with your doctor about whether it would be sdvisable in your specific case.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Why do I find blood in my infant's diaper when she has not made a bowel movement?
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
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A 45-year-old member asked:
I've been wearing an abdominal support belt, but my back pain hasn't decreased. Could I have a pinched nerve?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Areabdominal "crunch" exercisesthe best way to keep from having low back pain?
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Pain Management 20 years experience
No: Abdominal crunches are an excellent way to build muscles that support the back. It is also important to strengthen the muscles of the back itself, and together, they are best way to prevent low back pain.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
How can I measure bouts of diarrhea from irritable bowel syndrome so my doctor knows how bad?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Keep a log: One way would be to keep a record of dates and times of the events. This may also help with identifying any patterns, especially if certain foods are being eaten or certain stressors encountered frequently when the bouts are especially bad. By keeping the record you have an accurate log of events and do not have to try to remember which can sometimes be difficult if there are many.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Has anybody had a breast reduction and tummy tuck at the same time?
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Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Yes: This is a very popular "mommy make-over" combo because women who have children often have abdominal bulges afterwards and the breasts may have enlarged/drooped. The procedures are safe to do at the same time if the patient is in good health otherwise and the doctor has experience with the procedure. Combining the two increases risks slightly so some people choose to do them separately.
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